Lao PDR PROSAFE Agri-Food Forum “Know Your Food Law”, March 9, 2021

Background The PROSAFE project being implemented by Mekong Institute with the generous funding support from the New Zealand Aid Programme (NZAP) aims to strengthen agri-food safety capabilities of agri-food supply chain stakeholders in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam – CLMV. The project’s main goal is to promote food safety through a coordinated approach to […]

ECO MARKET in Lao Ngam District, Salavan Province, Lao PDR

The Eco-Market is supported by IUCN, implemented by VFI, and aims to support the ecologically-friendly production and sale of local products. Products will include clean agriculture (vegetables, fruits and animal products), forest products, handicrafts, and textiles. No plastic packaging will be allowed during the Eco-Market and farmers have already participated in trainings to create natural […]

Master-Farmer booklets: a new series on vegetable gardening techniques

“Agrisud International and SNV, within the framework of the ENUFF project (Enhancing Nutrition for Upland Farming Families) financed by the SDC, have published a series of manuals intended for Master-Farmers, farmers selected and trained to disseminate agro-ecological techniques to their peers. After distributing the series of manuals dedicated to the production of fodder plants and […]

The official kick-off workshop on Agroecology and Safe food System Transitions in Southeast Asia

The official kick-off meeting of the regional project for the development of  Agroecology and Safe food System Transitions in Southeast Asia (ASSET) took place on November 10-12 in Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR. Around 130 people attended this event online and 20 in person both in Lao PDR and in Vietnam. The objectives of the kick-off […]

World Food Day celebration in Lao PDR

World Food Day celebration in Lao PDR was organized by the Ministry of agriculture and forestry, on the 30th of October 2020 at NAFRI. The meeting was attended by a total of 210 participants from the Department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, including researchers, professors, students from NUoL, and representatives from various international […]

The Enhancing Nutrition of Upland Farming Families” (ENUFF)

The Enhancing Nutrition of Upland Farming Families” (ENUFF) project of the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC) is implemented by SNV Netherlands Development Organization in partnership with Agrisud International in Oudomxay and Huaphan Provinces. Agrisud has developed a series of Master-Farmer booklets to support the dissemination of techniques from farmer to farmer in the framework […]

Project Manager – PFHA, Laos

PFHA is the leading family health association striving to provide all people with innovative and up-to-date RH information and quality services by empowering individuals through raising awareness of RH knowledge, information, and services and improving the quality of RH care and services for its beneficiaries in collaboration with Government authorities, relevant stakeholders, and other civil […]

National workshop on the Application of the Tool for Agroecology Performance Evaluation (TAPE) in Lao PDR

Background As far as Laos is concerned, the GoL has prioritized “Clean Agriculture” in their national agenda for development, and set the vision for Agriculture Development Strategy 2016-2025 as “ensuring food security, producing comparative and competitive potential agricultural commodities, developing clean, safe and sustainable agriculture and shift gradually to the modernization of a resilient and […]

TOT training of Permaculture, 26-31 October 2020, Luangprabang, Lao PDR

Pha Tad KeBotanical Garden has started a new permaculture project. This project will involve the development and installation of a permaculture demonstration/research farm in Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden, Laos with a training program for local farmers, government staff, NPAs and NGO’s. As part of this program, we will teach and showcase sustainable practices and how to […]